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Abdul Latif Jameel Poverty Action Lab (J-PAL) Southeast Asia - Institutional Design Research and Capacity Building Initiative: Design document

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This document presents the strategic setting, goals, program description and implementation plan for J-PAL SEA Phase I (2012-2017). This phase focused on understanding the institutional arrangements that foster interactions among citizens, firms, and the state. It also focused on evaluating and improving the effectiveness of anti-poverty programs, and on identifying ways to improve the pro-poor targeting of programs like conditional cash transfers.

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Last Updated: 6 April 2018
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